Harbord, Harbord, 1st Baron Suffield (1734 -1810)

Probably the crest of Sir Harbord Harbord, 2nd Baronet, of Gunton in Norfolk, eldest son and heir of Sir William Morden, of Gunton, and Elizabeth, daughter and coheir of Robert Britiffe, of Baconsthorpe in Norfolk. Father and son took the name and arms of Harbord, by Act of Parliament 1742, on succeeding to the Gunton property under the will of his maternal uncle Harbord Harbord (formerly Cropley), of Gunton, in Norfolk. He was educated at Christ College, Cambridge, which he entered in 1752. He was elected Member of Parliament for Norwich 1756 1786 in the Whig interest He married, 7 October 1760, at Middleton in Lancashire, Mary, eldest daughter and coheir of Sir Ralph Assheton, 3rd Baronet of Middleton, succeeded his father in 1770, and was created Baron Suffield of Suffield in Norfolk 21 August 1786. Edward Gordon Duff believed it to be the stamp of his son Edward, 2nd Baron Suffield (1781 1835). It might also be that of his father Sir William Harbord.

Seat / Residence(s): Gunton Hall, Norfolk
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Harbord, Harbord, 1st Baron Suffield (1734 - 1810) (Stamp 1) Crest: On a chapeau gules turned up ermine a lion couchant argent
Coronet: Baron
Heraldic Charges: lion couchant, Heraldic Charges: chapeau, on a
Harbord, Harbord, 1st Baron Suffield (1734 - 1810) (Stamp 2) Crest: On a chapeau gules turned up ermine a lion couchant argent
Heraldic Charges: lion couchant, Heraldic Charges: chapeau, on a